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Abbreviations used and there meanings on the board

Postby Mazda Mender » Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:21 am

As you go through the board using the walk through guides the information and advice you will come across Abbreviation which you might not understand, so this is a list to help identify what we are talking about...

NA/Mk1............................1989 > 1997 version
NB/Mk2............................1998 > 2000 Version
NBFL/ MK 2.5.....................2001 > 2005 Version
NC/ MK 3..........................2006 > 2008 Version
NCFL,NC2,Mk 3.5.................2009 > 2013 Version
NCFL2,NC3,Mk 3.75..............2013 > 2016 Version
ND/Mk 4...........................2016 >TODATE Version
FL..................................Face lift

Eunos Roadster...................Japanese Market Mk1 Mx-5(Brand name = Luxury)
Roadster...........................Japanese Market Mk1/2/3/4 Mx-5
Miata..............................American market Mk1/2/3/4 Mx-5
Mx-5...............................European market Mk1/2/3/4 Mx-5

Pop ups/barn doors.............Headlights that raise from the body on a MK 1 NA version
SNC................................Short Nose Crank (Engine)
LNC................................Long Nose Crank (Engine)
JDM...............................Japanese Domestic Market
OEM...............................Original Equipment Mazda
A/F................................Aftermarket Equipment
CAS................................Cam Angle Sensor
CPS................................Cam Position Sensor
AFM................................Air Flow Meter
MFM/MAFM.......................Mass Flow Meter/Mass Air Flow Meter
PSV.................................Pressure Safety Valve
P/S.................................Power Steering
A/C................................Air Con
HT..................................Hard Top
ST...................................Soft top
TPS...………………..................Throttle Position Sensor
PCV...………………..................Positive Crankcase Ventilation (valve)
RWD................................Rear Wheel Drive
Diff.................................Rear Differential
FI...................................Forced Induction
TSI..................................Turn Signal Intakes
TRE.................................Track Rod End
ARB.................................Anti Roll Bar
Bones...............................Wish Bones
Zorst................................Exhaust
Twin exit...........................Double exit Exhaust/two tail pipes
Single exit.........................Single exit Exhaust/one tail pipes
Midsection.........................Middle section to the exhaust system
Cat..................................Catalytic converter
De-cat..............................Removing the Catalytic converter for a straight through pipe
De-tango...........................Removing the orange segments or bulbs for sliver bulbs that light up orange or LED's
HRW.................................Heated Rear Window
HVAC................................Heater Ventilation Air Con ,,,,usually followed by Panel
ABS..................................Antilocking Braking system
Rims.................................Wheels
Shoes................................Tyres
E/M..................................Electric Mirrors
E/W..................................Electric Windows
T/B..................................Throttle Body
Inlet.................................Throttle body
Out let..............................Manifold
Near side...........................Curb side/Passenger side
Off side.............................Road side/Drivers side
Dia...................................Diagnostic
Flash codes.........................flashes from a LED in the Diagnostic port with are read as fault codes stored in the Roadsters ECU from 1989 to 2000
OBD II...............................On-Board Diagnostics port two for reading the fault codes with a code reader in the Roadsters ECU from 2001 onwards
Coil overs..........................Used now to mainly describe Aftermarket adjustable in some way suspension although all suspension are coil over "Damper" execpt for leaf springs
Damper.............................The suspension strut
S/s..................................Stainless steel
Nose cone.........................Reference to the Front bumper
Splitter.............................Reference to a front and rear lip spoiler on the bottom of the bumpers or air dam also know as lip spoiler/chin spoiler
Spoiler..............................Reference to a rear boot lid item fitted to defuse air
Rear wing..........................Reference to a item fitted to the rear boot for down force
Rear lip spoiler/duck tail........Reference to an item fitted to the rear boot lid to defuse air
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